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  • 6A-8 district basketball: Wharton seniors step up again; Plant cruises

    TAMPA — Wharton used strong finishes to both halves to defeat Alonso 54-44 Wednesday night. After a tightly contested first quarter, Wharton went on a 14-4 run in the second to extend its lead and gain some breathing room. The Wildcats continued their strong play and took a 26-18 lead ...
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    Wed. Feb. 09, 2011 at 9:38 p.m. | Mike McCollum

  • Astroth’s 26 points help Wharton topple Plant

    TAMPA — History did not repeat itself Tuesday night as Wharton avenged an earlier loss to Plant, defeating the Panthers 52-48 in a pivotal District 6A-8 matchup. “Earlier in the season they (the Panthers) took it to us,” Wharton coach Tommy Tonelli said. “I knew it was going to be ...
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    Wed. Jan. 05, 2011 at 12:33 a.m. | Patti McDonald

  • Bright House Tournament: Frazier's 3-point touch fuels Plant

    CLEARWATER — In Tuesday’s Bright House Networks Tournament championship game, Michael Frazier constantly battled dogged defenders intent on denying him an open look at the basket. It took guts, guile, maybe even a screen or two from a teammate, before he could get the ball in his hands. Once Frazier ...
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    Wed. Dec. 22, 2010 at 12:43 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Bright House Tournament: Plant's Frazier scores 40 against Clearwater

    CLEARWATER — Plant’s Michael Frazier has transformed into one of the most prolific scorers the bay area. The Florida recruit, who is ranked the 10th-best shooting guard in the country, can turn games into a solo act. But he has not been able to guide the Panthers to the playoffs ...
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    Tue. Dec. 21, 2010 at 12:23 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Hillsborough boys basketball preview

    For those of us on the prep sports beat, the mild temperatures arrived with a mild quandary: How do we awaken readers to the dawn of another basketball season with football playoffs in full swing? Our solution: Incorporate some March Madness into mid November, previewing the local boys teams in ...
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    Sun. Nov. 21, 2010 at 8:46 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Plant's Frazier commits to UF

    The Florida Gators are getting Plant High's best player after all. In basketball, that is. Six days after Panther two-way star James Wilder Jr. told an auditorium of friends, relatives, teammates and TV crews that he'll attend FSU, junior shooting guard Michael Frazier called a couple of local reporters to inform them ...
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    Tue. Aug. 24, 2010 at 2:02 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • No such thing as sleeping in for Plant hoops standout Frazier

    TAMPA — Father and son again have beaten daybreak to the Harbour Island Athletic Club. On one half of a spotless gym floor surrounded on three sides by tall, thick glass, 16-year-old Michael Frazier commences his half-hour shooting workout. He darts from the low block, takes a bounce pass from ...
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    Mon. July 19, 2010 at 9:50 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • UF now among Plant G Frazier's offers

    Count Florida among the dozen-plus Division I programs to make a scholarship offer to prolific Plant shooting guard Michael Frazier. Following his pre-dawn workout with his dad Thursday at the Harbour Island Athletic Club, Frazier confirmed Gators coach Billy Donovan recently made a verbal offer. The others: Georgia, Harvard, Oregon ...
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    Thu. July 15, 2010 at 7:46 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Plant hoop star Frazier up to 10 offers

    Though his sophomore year officially doesn't end for a couple more days, prolific Plant swingman Michael Frazier already has 10 scholarship offers. And more could be on the way by the end of the week. Frazier, who will attend the prestigious Nike Hoop Jamboree in St. Louis starting Thursday, already ...
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    Mon. June 07, 2010 at 11:34 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Times' all-Suncoast boys basketball team

    All-Suncoast boys basketballPlayer of the yearJordan Davis, Sr., Sickles The most exhilarating of Sickles’ 29 victories this past season occurred in late December at Berkeley Prep, when the Gryphons rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 62-59 win.Sleek junior Rashawn Rembert scored the last of his 23 points with a ...
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    Sat. March 27, 2010 at 3:14 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Berkeley leads local FHSAA academic champs

    A number of bay area winter sports teams have been named Academic Team Champions by the Florida High School Athletic Association for earning the highest collective GPA in their respective sports and classifications. Leading the way locally was Berkeley Prep, which won titles in four sports. Winning teams receive a ...
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    Tue. March 23, 2010 at 4:10 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • 6A-8 boys basketball: Brandon, Wharton on course to meet in final

    TAMPA — In his first year as coach at Brandon, Allie Turley lost his first six games, struggled with a young roster, headed into the district tournament on a losing streak and was blown out in the first round. In his second season, Turley lost his first six games, was ...
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    Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 at 9:42 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Frazier hits millenial mark in Plant win

    Plant sophomore wing standout Michael Frazier has stuffed a career's worth of scoring into fewer than two seasons. Frazier eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career in the Panthers' 63-59 victory Friday against Newsome. The 29 points -- three higher than his season average -- give him 1,004 with no ...
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    Fri. Jan. 29, 2010 at 11:00 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Cotey's Meanderings: Good morning, Christian Parra (*UPDATED*)

    Mango tea, trying to formulate a prediction on the Guy Toph winner (leaning toward Maurice Hagens), checking the boxscores. TEAM OF THE NIGHT Berkeley Prep isn't as explosive or loaded as in years past, but the Bucs' reliance on balance and defense is yeilding some of the same results, like ...
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    Wed. Jan. 20, 2010 at 9:12 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Cotey's Meanderings: Good morning, Tara Marshall

    Skip Holtz is here! Skip Holtz is here! Skip Holtz is here! ... Okay, let me turn the page here and see what's going on in my world: BALLERS 1. Everyone knows Keswick Christian's Tanner Wozniak has skills, so his 38 points against Academy at the Lakes Thursday night is ...
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    Fri. Jan. 15, 2010 at 10:06 a.m. | John C. Cotey

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